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Constipation

Created by: Melissa Werner
Posted : Monday January 01, 1900
A common discomfort of pregnancy
Discomfort When What you can do to help
      
  • Constipation

      
  • Second Trimester till end

      
  • Eat foods which are high in fiber such as bran cereal, green leafy vegetables, whole grain breads and fruits every day.

  • Drink lots of fluids to include water, soups, milk and fruit juices, especially prune juice.

  • Exercise each day.  The increased physical activity will help move food through your bowel.

  • Walk after meals.

  • Avoid laxatives and enemas unless prescribed by your physician or midwife.



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